Overview

"If [an] athlete is serious about getting considerably stronger, he needs to incorporate at least one explosive exercise into his routine. And more is even better." - Bill Starr

The barbell lifts include both power lifting and olympic lifting and greatly emphasize the strength, power, and speed aspects (among others) of CrossFit's ten general physical skills.  Proven competency in each of these lifts is a good indication of overall strength and explosiveness.


Results

[ 6 Months | 1 Year | All Time ]
Lift Date Result From Workout
Deadlift June 11, 2019 3 reps @ 225 lbs 12 times Every 1 min for 12 mins: Wall Climbs and Deadlifts
Back Squat May 29, 2019 2 reps @ 305 lbs Back Squat 2-2-2, rest 2 mins
Front Squat July 22, 2019 5 reps @ 225 lbs Front Squat : 5-5-5-5-5
Overhead Squat April 17, 2019 3 reps @ 145 lbs Overhead Squat : 3-3-3-3-3
Thruster July 18, 2019 3 reps @ 175 lbs Thruster : 3-3-3-3-3
Strict Press February 26, 2019 1 rep @ 136 lbs Strict Press : 1 Rep Max
Push Press June 04, 2019 1 rep @ 195 lbs Push Press : 1 Rep Max
Push Jerk March 19, 2019 3 reps @ 155 lbs 6 times Alt EMOM 12 mins: Squat Cleans and Push Jerks
Squat Snatch June 13, 2019 1 rep @ 135 lbs Squat Snatch : 3 @ 50%, 3 @ 60%, 3 @ 65%, 2 @ 65%, 2 @ 70%, 2 @ 75%, 1 @ 80%, 1 @ 9...
Squat Clean March 02, 2019 2 reps @ 185 lbs CrossFit Games Open 19.2 - Scaled
Clean & Jerk June 21, 2019 1 rep @ 205 lbs Clean & Jerk : 1-1-1-1-1
Bench Press NA NA NA

CrossFit Journal Articles

Read more about The Lifts.

The Burgener Warmup -Mike Burgener
The Stance -Mike Burgener
Clean and Jerk -Mike Burgener
The High Hang Snatch -Mike Burgener
Reviewing The Snatch -Mike Burgener
Receiving The Bar -Mike Burgener
Snatch Grip Position -Mike Burgener